Catalonia crisis: Catalan separatists jailed by Spain in ‘POLITICAL PRISONER retaliation'

Catalonia crisis: Catalan separatists jailed by Spain in ‘POLITICAL PRISONER retaliation'
 

Jordi Sanchez of the Catalan National Assembly and Jordi Cuixart of Omnium Cultural are both leaders of their respective groups which played a significant role in encouraging Catalan to claim its independence.
Catalonia’s regional president Carles Puigdemont said: “Sadly, we have political prisoners again.”
Catalan’s foreign minister, Raul Romeva, added: “Leaders of Catalonia’s civil society jailed.
“This is how the new member of UN Human Rights Council responds to our offer of talks.”
A statement from the Madrid court that finalised the decision said there is a risk the Mr Sanchez and Mr... read more

 
17 October 2017 in World News, Views: 100
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